Hoffman Estates, Ill. — Tina Settecase, the longtime chief merchant of Sears’ industry-leading home appliance business, is retiring today after 35 years with the company.
She will be succeeded as home appliance VP/general merchandise manager by Steve Light, formerly the inventory management and replenishment VP for Sears’ apparel business.
“Tina achieved tremendous success during her 35 years with Sears and we thank her for her many contributions, particularly during her last 12 years in a leadership role,” the company said in a statement to TWICE. “Her unwavering support of home appliances was unmatched, and we wish Tina and her family all the best.”
Light reports to Douglas Moore, Sears’ hardlines merchandising senior VP and a former chief merchant at Circuit City.